Honestly I hardly did any reading this summer. I have currently read 26 out of 50 books for my 2019 Reading Challenge. What is likely to happen is that between October and December, I'll scramble to try to read 1-2 books per week. This list of books I've read so far can be found here… Continue reading Book Challenge Update
My ideal summer would have been spent traveling through Southeast Asia, hubby and I. Visiting the Thai islands that are still on my list of places to see and exploring the unknown. New locations, new foods, new experiences abroad…I love all of it. That did not happen and that’s okay. Instead, I went back to… Continue reading Summertime Recap
August marked the completion of my first year abroad and one year since I cut my hand which required my first-ever hospital stay and surgery. Quite the adventure abroad I'm having. You can read a little about that experience here. How has my hand healed up? Pretty good actually. I do feel pain from the scar… Continue reading Hand Injury Anniversary
I arrived back to Yangon the day before school started. Big mistake! But within days of arriving, things started to feel like "home". I'm still working to get into a routine now that I live so close to school but it will come in due time. Living in Yangon means that I don't have a… Continue reading Quirky Things About Living in Yangon
I’m not travel expert but I have had my share of long layovers and in most recent times, long flights. It took me two days to travel home at the beginning of summer, with the longest flight being 15 hours which is second place for the longest single flight I’ve ever flown of 18 hours.… Continue reading Tips For Surviving Long Flights
My mum always used to talk about the importance of exposure when I was in teen, and I with my limited life knowledge but know-it-all attitude agreed. I always thought about it from the point of travel exposure. The reality is, however, that for most people they won't live too far from where they grew… Continue reading Why Exposure Is So Important?
Now that the madness and stress of all the end of year school activities are done, I can breathe a sigh of relief (kind of). I made it through my first year abroad in an international school. The first year in a school is kind of weird because you have to find a balance in… Continue reading First Year Abroad Abroad